Window Tinting

Cool Window Tinting ideas from Pintrest Pt. 2

We’re back with a few more window tinting ideas to help add some character to your home.

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Get the relaxing feeling of watching water fall down a pane of glass whenever with this watery window tinting idea. Frosting like this can also scatter light within your home to make some cool patterns if the sun hits it just right. The effect of seeing water hit your windows will be doubled by this flowing frosting.

 

Add a cool venetian blind effect to your windows with this tinting. Eye-catching enough to add character but subtle enough that it won’t dominate the room. With a window tinting like this, you can add some flair to a good worthwhile investment for your home. This look also simulates the look of nice blinds without the hassle of having to maintain expensive, fragile blinds.

 

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Add a cool visual flair to a room with this window tinting. If your looking for something that is going to grab a guests attention then you need look no further than this complex window tinting array. No one who walks into that room is going to forget it! Besides being a great investment, window tinting gives you a unique way to add character to any room in your home!

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Another interesting, but non-invasive design. A window tinting like this can add a great character to a glass door while simultaneously giving you a good amount of privacy and protection. If you’ve got a glass door that you love but are uncomfortable with how exposed it makes you, consider frosting it and adding a window tint. Doing so will let you have the clean, modern look of a glass door without sacrificing privacy. The best of both worlds.

If these ideas have inspired you to add some tinting to your home or office, give Formula One, By AES a call today at 405-513-6400!

Window Tinting

Cool Window Tinting ideas from Pintrest Pt. 1

Window tinting is a great investment in your home, and it can even be customized!

Here are some of the coolest window tinting ideas we found browsing the internet.

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This first one is a simple design that can go in any home. Placed in a bathroom this kind of tinting can grant a good deal of privacy while still allowing lots of natural light to come in and light your bathroom. The modern design can fit well in any home while simultaneously adding a great amount of character to your home. The window tinting can stretch the length of the window, not just the frosted parts, so you don’t need to worry about your bathroom receiving uneven exposure from UV and IR rays.

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Frosted shower doors like this one are a great way to add some modern flair to a bathroom. In addition, they provide that extra little bit of privacy to make shower time more enjoyable. The other big benefit is the extra protection from shattered glass. Window tinting can help keep glass from shattering. It will crack, but it won’t shatter. Which is a nice, since you probably don’t want broken glass where you shower!

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Similar to the first photo, this frosted glass look gives your shower a good amount of privacy while also letting natural light stream in. Again, the slick modern design will go well in any home. This doesn’t have to be for a shower either, imagine an office conference room with these doors. A cool eye-catching design that also provides protection from the sun and privacy for those VIP clients. Designs like this one are very flexible and can fit into a wide range of settings.

These are just a few of the ideas we’ve found. Come back next week to see the rest. If any of these ideas have inspired you to try a decorative window tinting in your home or office, give Formula One By AES a call today at 405-513-6400!

 

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Window Tinting as a safety measure?

Window Tinting can help cool your home but could it also protect you in other ways?

Well, in a way, yes. Window tints and film mostly help protect you by strengthening the glass panes and reducing the chances of shattering. Window tinting and films are applied by stretching it over the windows themselves. This lets professionals install window tints and films without having to remove or replace glass panes but it also has the secondary benefit of giving the window another layer of strength.  In addition, the film also helps protect against shattering by acting as a net to catch the shards. The glass may crack, but it’s far less likely to shatter and send glass shards at you and your family.

Additional Privacy

A vehicle with tinted windows is harder to look into, some people like the privacy that gives them as well as how it hides any valuables they keep in there car. The same idea goes for window tinting in your home. If a thief can’t see into your home, they’ll be less likely to break in. Additionally, because the window tinting will strengthen your windows it’ll be that much harder for a thief to break in.

Extra protection from storms

Raging storms are a scary thought. Storms like to throw debris around. During one of these storms the risk of shattering windows is high. Window tinting provides additional protection by not only strengthening your homes windows but by also preventing shattering. The window tinting can catch the cracked glass and keep it from spilling into your home with the rain and wind. Storms are scary enough, don’t add the extra stress of worrying about shattered glass in your home.

Window tinting and film are a solid investment in more ways than just saving energy. Give Formula One by AES a call today at 405-513-6400!

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How Window film protects furniture

Nice furniture and floors are expensive. Here’s how window film can help protect this investment.

The main source of damage that the sun causes is fading and darkening of wood. We’ll get into how window film helps protect your interiors but first, how does the sun affect your interiors? Hardwood floors and furniture can change shade over time with unprotected exposure to the sun. While some woods can still look good after this fading or darkening, this is only if the affect is uniform across the whole floor. Since most floors have parts covered with rugs and furniture, your unlikely to get universal coverage and you’ll be left with ugly, uneven patches on your floor. UV rays are the primary culprit when it comes to altering furniture. These rays are invisible to the naked eye but over time, it can cause furniture to fade, floors to darken, artwork to degrade, and generally wreak havoc on your interiors. The other kind of ray that can accelerate this kind of damage are infrared rays. Infrared rays are the main type of heating ray, heating up the interiors of your home and accelerating the damage caused by UV rays. One more thing to note, these are the same rays that can affect your skin as well. Just because your indoors does not mean you are safe from these potentially damaging rays.

Here’s how Window Film protects your home and you

High quality window film, like the ones sold by Formula One By AES, work by reflecting the suns UV and IR rays. High quality window film can block out up to 99.99% of UV rays, protecting your furniture and you in the process, and up to 85% of IR rays. In addition to protecting you and your furniture, window film will also lower your energy costs by reducing the amount of heat that enters your home from the suns rays.

Don’t wait, the sun comes up everyday! Give us a call today at 405-513-6400!

National Gallery Of Art- Window Film

A Case Study: National Gallery Of Art’s Neutral Window Film

Llumar N-1050 Neutral Window Film

Since there are so many different types of window film these days it took some pondering to determine the best solution for a building as prestigious as the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. It didn’t take long before the answer came to them and their project managers.

Over the years the many paintings, sculptures, and graphic arts have become too exposed to damaging UV sunlight. The National Gallery of Art was built by 1937 and today there are over 100,000 art pieces inside worth keeping protected. Of course, the goal for any museum is to protect the treasures and keep them vibrant for as many people to enjoy as possible.

That’s precisely why the museum’s management agreed to have 10,000 square feet of Llumar N-1050 Neutral Window Film applied on the exterior windows. Now, thanks to the addition of that film the nation’s art is 99% safe from harmful UV rays. Since ultraviolet rays are one of the main reasons for fading floor coverings, interior furnishings, and artwork this transformation meant a lot!

As an additional bonus, the film also rejects 42% of all solar energy. This means that the energy costs for the museum have also decreased. How awesome is the idea os saving money?

We can cover any window in just about any window film we have access to! Do you have a home, office, or special building that you’d like to preserve with the help of window film? FormulaOne by AES is local, we professionally install Llumar window film, and we offer a lifetime transferable manufacturer’s warranty, too!

If you’re interested in having a free estimate for your own window film project, please feel free to give us a call! A FormulaOne representative can be reached at 405-513-6400!

If you have a completed project that you would like us to share on your behalf, please feel free to leave us a comment on our Facebook page with details.

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Saving On Energy Expenses In A Two Story House With Window Tinting Film

Window Film Helps With Energy Savings For Fall

Many homeowners have taken advantage of window film to beat the summer heat, but did you know that conserving energy can also be done in the fall months much in the same way?

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, up to 43% of a home’s utility bills goes to heating and cooling. When Oklahoma temperatures go from one extreme to the other, imagine just how hard your HVAC unit has to work in order to keep your home at a comfortable temperature. This is even more true for those that live in a two story house and have double the space to heat or cool. Homeowners of two story houses certainly could use a bit of extra help.

Luckily, companies like EnerLogic have come up with a practical window film solution. We’ve discussed this awesome window film in previous articles, but it is so worth mentioning, again! What makes EnerLogic so great is the provision of an energy saving solution without totally blocking sunlight from entering a home. The natural light can still stream in, making it possible to enjoy, without harsh glares or without soaking up harmful UV rays along with it.

In the winter time this window film helps contain the heat from the building preventing the need to overwork the heater. With just windows blinds or curtains you miss out on the ability to still have natural sunlight enter the home. Additionally with other window treatments, you still have to worry about a harsh glare of the sun and UV rays. Imagine being able to control the light streaming in without the harsh glare on your computer screens, your television, cell phones, or reflections off of mirrors.

Are you ready to start seeing energy savings this fall? To get your estimate on EnerLogic window film, please feel free to give FormulaOne by AES a call at 405-513-6400.

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The Benefits Of Using Enerlogic Window Film

How Enerlogic Can Benefit Your Home

There are many ways that you can save yourself money when it comes to home upgrades. Most people immediately think of CFL light bulbs, adding insulation, and weather stripping, but not many people think of Enerlogic (but they should). Enerlogic window film will essentially give a single pane window the insulating properties of a double pane window. This also carries over making a double pane window insulate as if it were a triple pane window. As an added bonus, the performance isn’t just for keeping the heat out during the hottest months, because it works all year round!

Tinting your home windows is the smartest way to save:

Tinting windows with the Enerlogic film will turn an ordinary home’s windows into thermal and energy efficient windows. The Enerlogic film filters out glare, excess heat, and Ultraviolet Radiation. We believe that homeowners utilizing this film will see a reduction in their energy consumption at a fraction of the cost that it would take to completely replace the windows. FormulaOne by AES also offers a lifetime transferable warranty, so you’re not just saving money, but you’re also adding value to your home.

Real results make for real savings: Our projected energy savings, listed below, was calculated by using the RESFEN program with homes that have clear single pane windows.

Over the course of the product’s life, homeowners with Enerlogic window film on single pane windows can save an average of $3,500 for their heating and cooling costs. The return on investment is fantastic, but adding value to your home is a great investment and it comes in at a fraction of the cost that you would expect to pay for completely replacing your windows with an extra pane of glass.

Sounds pretty good right? What are you waiting for? Give us a call, at 405-513-6400, for a free estimate and learn how you can save with Enerlogic window film.

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Privacy Window Film For Shower Doors And Windows

The Frosted Glass Look With Window Film

Do you have a plain glass shower door? This can certainly be uncomfortable for some when taking a shower, even if you suspect that no one will barge in on you. What about a window in your shower? Believe it or not this is common in a lot of older homes. Either way privacy window film is the perfect solution to both of these issues.

You may have figured that the plain glass shower door was a cheaper option to start with, but it sure doesn’t do much for privacy. On the other hand, windows being in the shower might make sense if you’re trying to let out some steam and prevent mold from building up, but they also don’t do much for privacy. After all, you just never know whether your neighbors will see more than you ever wanted them to see.

If you’re wondering which window film would be best to use for privacy we’ll tell you that a popular choice is the frosted glass look. If you’re trying to be frugal window film is a wonderful option to achieve this look. Not only is it much cheaper than replacing your current shower door or window, but the application can be done in a very short time.

This solution is particularly great for those busy times when you’re showering and you have someone else in the family that needs to be getting ready in the morning. You can maintain a level of privacy while allowing them to continue about their business.

Are you ready to upgrade your plain shower door or window with privacy window film? Perhaps you have another area you’d like covered? No matter what you’re request, we’d love to help you out! Please feel free to give FormulaOne By AES a call for your next window film project. We can be reached at 405-513-6400.

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LLumar Window Film UV Shield For Trophy Case

Protecting Trophies With Window Film

When you work so hard every day for something and you receive an award, it’s hard not to want to show it off and be proud. It doesn’t matter if you’re a celebrity, an employee of the month, or you work somewhere that receives awards based on the amount of team effort put forth as everyone can appreciate a trophy. With that being said, if you have a display case to put your trophies in wouldn’t you want to protect that case so that your trophies look as nice as the day you first received them? If so, you’re in luck, because with LLumar window film a project like this is possible!

One of FormulaOne’s past projects, in fact, involved wrapping a glass trophy case with window film at American Fidelity Assurance Company. By adding this window film to the glass it made it possible to eliminate most of the glare and heat from the sun shining through the building’s large glass windows. At the same time that the LLumar window film protects the glass trophy case to in turn protect the trophies placed inside, it also allows for clear visibility from the outside.

This is especially important for a company such as American Fidelity Assurance Company, because they thrive on making a difference and maintaining a great reputation and being able to show off their achievements only adds to their ongoing efforts. Everyone who walks by the large trophy case can peer inside and enjoy seeing the trophies inside, but they don’t have the harsh glare of the sun reflecting back at them or blinding them in the eyes. To keep up with the clean, sharp, ultra modern feel of the office there was no better option.

If you have a glass area that you’d like to be protected from ultraviolet rays, FormulaOne By AES would love the opportunity to make it happen for you. We can be reached at 405-513-6400 or you can contact us online by clicking here.

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Vista Window Film Used On Bobby Vinton Blue Velvet Theatre

A Case Study: Dayview V45 Window Film

Branson, Missouri is home to live shows, fun attractions, and exciting excursions for visitors to enjoy. One of the most well-known buildings hosting entertainment for over three million visitors per year is the Bobby Vinton Blue Velvet Theatre. The owner, Bobby Vinton, knew that he had a difficult problem with heat, glare, and fading furnishings inside. As visitors increased over the years the solution of adding window film started to become clear as the owners knew they had to provide a more comfortable, glare-free environment.

There are many types of window film, so it took some careful analysis to determine that the best solution would be the series called Vista Dayview V45. This window film allowed for control of the sunlight which would pour into the theatre without compromising the beauty of the building in any way. The awesome part about this window film addition is that it became a part of the building’s arched windows in 1996 and it’s still going strong!

The installation of the Vista Dayview V45 window film was reported to do the following:

  • Immediately reject 45% of total solar energy
  • Reduced light transmission by 54%
  • Decreased the ultraviolet rays by 99%

Since ultraviolet rays are the main reason for fading floor coverings, interior furnishings, and artwork this transformation meant a lot! Bobby Vinton himself quoted “I could not have arrived at a better solution. My Theatre is now comfortable throughout. Moreover, the film has virtually taken away all the glare from reflecting sunlight and is helping to protect our furnishings and the gift shop merchandise from fading.”

How awesome is that? Do you have a home, office, or precious building that you’d like to preserve with the help of window tinting? FormulaOne by AES is local, we used Vista window film and we offer a lifetime transferable manufacturer’s warranty, too!

If you’re interested in having a free estimate for your own window film project, please feel free to give us a call! FormulaOne can be reached at 405-513-6400!